Slonimsky's Book of Musical Anecdotes
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BeschreibungScathing reviews, whimsical stories, and diverting games fill the pages of this utterly engaging kaleidoscope of skewed tales on the world of Classical music. It dishes out a marvelous feast of tales served up by a master storyteller whose reach extends around the world and to the beginnings of civilization.
Inhaltsverzeichnis1. Incidental Music 2. Not To Be Found in Authorized Biographies 3. This Modern Stuff 4. Musicians Are Like That 5. Red, White and Blue Notes 6. The Carnival of the Animals 7. Verse and Worse
PortraitNicolas Slonimsky (1894-1995) was an influential writer, editor and translator of musical essays. Born in Russia, he became a preeminent composer and conductor in America. A prolific writer, some of his authored works include Music Since 1900 and Lexicon of Musical Invective. He also edited five editions of Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Music.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: ROUTLEDGE CHAPMAN HALL
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2002
Seitenanzahl: 304 Seiten